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CEGEP graduation rate raising alarms

CEGEP graduation rate raising alarms

Quebec’s Federation of CEGEPs is sounding the alarm over dropout rates officials are calling alarming. Federation head Bernard Tremblay said […]

This app could help women avoid pregnancy

This app could help women avoid pregnancy

An app that claims to help women track their fertility just cleared a hurdle from the FDA.           […]

heat warning, heat wave, Toronto

Heat warning issued for Southwestern Ontario

Two days of sweltering heat and humidity is expected for Southwestern Ontario on Sunday and Monday. “A hot and humid […]

Violin

Pawn shop buys violin for $50, finds out it’s worth $250,000

SOMERVILLE, Mass. — A violin bought by a Massachusetts pawn shop for $50 has ended up being worth about 5,000 […]

Penny Oleksiak

Penny Oleksiak withdraws from Pan Pacifics to prepare for push to 2020

EDMONTON – Canadian Penny Oleksiak will not compete at next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. The four-time Olympic medallist won […]

Iraq

Security forces deploy in Iraq’s Najaf after day of protests

BEIRUT — Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Saturday after a […]

Heat wave moves across large parts of central and eastern Canada

Heat wave moves across large parts of central and eastern Canada

Experts are reminding people to stay cool and hydrated, as temperatures rise in parts of central and eastern Canada. Areas […]

Go Transit

Leashed dogs allowed on GO trains during non-peak hours

A petition with more than 25,000 signatures has prompted GO Transit to loosen its rules around travelling with dogs. Canines […]